St. Cloud’s Motzko, Quinnipiac’s Pecknold guest on Nov. 5 USCHO Live!

Our guests on the Nov. 5 edition of USCHO Live are St. Cloud State coach Bob Motzko, whose undefeated Huskies are atop the early NCHC standings, and Quinnipiac coach Rand Pecknold, whose Bobcats are off to a strong start following their runner-up finish in last year’s national championship.

Join us for the conversation and information, Tuesday, Nov. 5, from 8 to 9 p.m. EDT at If you can’t listen live, check out the podcast of USCHO Live! available on the player at the right (click through if you’re reading this via RSS.)

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Each episode of USCHO Live! features a look at news around NCAA hockey, a look ahead at upcoming games and events, and conversation with people who coach, administer and play college hockey, and journalists who cover the sport.

About the hosts

Jim Connelly is a senior writer at and has been with the site since 1999. He is based in Boston and regularly covers Hockey East. He began with as the correspondent covering the MAAC, which nowadays is known as Atlantic Hockey. Each week during the season, he co-writes “Tuesday Morning Quarterback.” Jim is the winner of the 2012 Joe Concannon award, and is a studio analyst for NESN.

Ed Trefzger has been part of USCHO since 1999 and now serves as a senior writer and director of technology. He has been a part of the radio broadcasts of Rochester Institute of Technology hockey since their inception — serving as a producer, studio host, color commentator and as RIT’s play-by-play voice for seven seasons. Ed is also general manager for a four-station radio company and is based in Rochester, N.Y.